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CTL Faculty Development

Use this guide to find evaluation and promotion information, teaching ideas, links to annual conferences, ebooks, podcasts, streaming media, and more. 

Learning Experience Consultants (LECs) are STLCC’s experts in instructional design and technology for the design/development of distance learning and hybrid courses. Faculty will be contacted by an available LEC upon receipt of the following form.

Classroom Modalities, Ways to Learn

Understanding by Design (UbD), Backwards Desgin

Think big, start small, and go for an early win. 

Course Design

As stated in the book Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses, a successfully aligned course focuses on student needs and situational factors through integrated learning outcomes, learning assessments, and learning activities.

A successful course design contains several important feature. (Figure 1).

Dee Fink's course design elements: Learning Goals, Teaching and Learning Activities and Feedback

Figure 1: Adapted from Fink, L.D. (2003). Creating Significant Learning Experiences, Jossey-Bass.


Developing Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)


St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000